March 1, 2017
Zinke Confirmation Puts Coal Industry in Control of Interior Department
As Congressman, Ryan Zinke pushed dead-end coal export proposals despite unprecedented local, tribal opposition.
February 28, 2017
Pa. has done nothing about lead levels in schools, report says
Philadelphia PSR's Dr. Walter Tsou discusses the health impacts of lead.
Source: Philadelphia Public School Notebook
February 28, 2017
Public Health Experts Urge Oregon Lawmakers to Reduce Air Pollution From Large-scale Dairy Operations
More than 25 doctors, epidemiologists and health experts, including Oregon PSR members, have called on Oregon legislators to support Senate Bill 197 to establish commonsense measures to limit air pollution from large-scale industrial dairy operations.
February 22, 2017
Dangerous new cleanup proposals for Rocketdyne
Op-ed on the DOE's failure to clean up the toxic Santa Susana Field Lab, co-authored by PSR's Dr. Bob Dodge.
Source: VC Reporter
February 21, 2017
State should pass parental leave
Op-ed authored by students from the PSR chapter at the University of Washington.
Source: The Olympian
February 20, 2017
Only way to survive nuclear war is to prevent it
Op-ed by Western North Carolina PSR's Dr. Lewis Patrie.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times
February 18, 2017
Closing Richland nuclear plant would be a win for ratepayers, study says
A new report commissioned by Oregon PSR shows that renewables could replace the Columbia Generating Station at a lower cost.
Source: The Oregonian
February 17, 2017
Statement on Confirmation of Scott Pruitt to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The Senate vote to confirm Scott Pruitt as the as head of the Environmental Protection Agency is a profoundly misguided decision that throws into question our government's commitment to clean air, clear water, and, most importantly, to our children's health.
February 16, 2017
Security News and Views ~ February 2017 Edition
Here are this month's top 11 op-eds, news articles, and media hits to keep you informed about what's happening in the universe of nuclear disarmament
February 16, 2017
DuPont settles fluorinated chemical lawsuits
Dr. Richard Clapp, an environmental epidemiologist and former co-chair of the Greater Boston PSR Steering Committee, calls the DuPont settlement "a positive milestone for those in the Parkersburg area."
Source: Chemistry World
February 15, 2017
The next war must not happen
Op-ed by PSR member Dr. Stephen Wall.
Source: Smoky Mountain News
February 13, 2017
Nuclear Arms, in "Very Wrong Hands"
Letters to the Editor from PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand and Dr. Robert Dodge in response to a Times editorial on the danger of unilateral use of nuclear weapons.
Source: New York Times
February 11, 2017
Santa Susana Field Lab broken promises
Op-ed co-authored by PSR's Dr. Robert Dodge on the DOE's failure to clean up a toxic site in California.
February 7, 2017
Two Nobel Prize-winning nuclear experts explain the unlikely reasons why Trump could be our savior
Op-ed co-authored by Dr. James Muller and PSR's Dr. John Pastore on how Trump's presidency could spur support for nuclear disarmament.
February 6, 2017
Industry-Backed Congress Members Want to Roll Back Protections Against Dangerous Methane Pollution
Op-ed from PSR's Kathy Attar.
February 4, 2017
Don't roll back methane rules
Letter to the Editor from PSR Maine's Dr. Janis Petzel.
Source: Bangor Daily News
February 1, 2017
'Resist' is the mantra of Trump’s opposition
Op-ed by PSR Board Member Dr. David Drake.
Source: Des Moines Register
January 30, 2017
Florida Fracking Ban Bill Draws Bipartisan Support
Florida PSR's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg discusses the health and environmental dangers of fracking.
Source: Inside Climate News
January 27, 2017
Dr. Strangelove Resurfaces
Op-ed by David Barash, PhD, a member of the PSR Security Committee.
Source: History News Network
January 26, 2017
Appeal of Portland's Fossil Fuel Terminal Ban Sets Up Coalition Duel
A coalition of labor, business and oil industry groups is appealing Portland’s ban on new bulk fossil-fuel terminals, and a coalition of conservation and other activist groups, including Oregon PSR, has stepped up in the city’s defense.